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Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tells the dual story of how rural Chinese women became responsible for cotton cultivation and how a handful of nationally and regionally famous women labor models emerged into the public ... More


Productivity Growth and the Regional Dynamics of Antebellum Southern Development

Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the geographical expansion of cotton cultivation in the antebellum South. It describes the interregional differences in production and productivity growth and the extent of the ... More


The French Wars and the Refashioning of Empire

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, British and American codependence in the India trade heightened, and so too did codependence in British industrial production and American cotton ... More


The Healing Power of Labor: Dependent, Disabled, Orphaned, Elderly, and Female Freed Slaves in the Postwar South

Jim Downs

in Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199758722
eISBN:
9780190254438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199758722.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the population of former slaves who were most affected by the outbreak of sickness and disease after the Civil War and underscores the relationship between freedpeople’s ... More


Leaving an Old South, Entering a New South

John F. Kvach

in De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores De Bow’s development as a journal editor. He saw New Orleans and the area then known as the Southwest (comprising Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee) as ... More


“A thorough abolitionist could not be such without being a colonizationist”: Benjamin Coates and Black Uplift in the United States and Africa

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the contributions of Philadelphia's Benjamin Coates, a young white Quaker who shared most of Elliott Cresson's vision and played an important role in shifting Pennsylvania ... More


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